Car rentals in Grand Bend: All you need to know
A Grand Bend car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even find out what the rest of Ontario has to offer. We've collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Grand Bend. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.
How can I get a great deal on a rental car in Grand Bend?
CarRentals.com makes it easy to grab budget-friendly rates. Just enter your travel dates and scroll down the list of car rental suppliers, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly packages Grand Bend has to offer. You should also:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Try to avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can cost more
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and reserve in advance
Even a little knowledge can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Grand Bend?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like Enterprise and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to help you figure out which one is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Grand Bend?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Grand Bend. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, be sure to go over our table below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Premium||When you deserve the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||If you plan on doing plenty of sightseeing and want a comfy ride||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy Car||When saving money and good gas mileage are your top priorities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Grand Bend?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Grand Bend is 21—the same as it is across the rest of the country. Additionally, many suppliers charge an extra fee if you are under 25. Be sure to read the supplier's terms to find what the total is before you reserve your rental.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Grand Bend?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you rent a car. Nevertheless, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll have to add it to your booking for Grand Bend. Check ahead of time and, if it is necessary, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Grand Bend rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you collect your automobile. Use as much fuel as you want and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only need to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You won't pay more than local fuel prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank of fuel and return the car with an empty tank. Some suppliers provide a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't have to find for a gas station before you return your car||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you bring the car back||You refill your tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually suggest that customers opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit several business associates all over Grand Bend. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur extra charges. Go over your policy to find out if there are any limitations.
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Grand Bend trip, check out a few items before you leave the rental lot. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect your car and make sure there is no dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Grand Bend car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. CarRentals.com has the ideal vehicle that can fit your requirements and not deplete your travel fund.